Tyne and Wear HER(11767): North Shields, Albert Edward Dock, barrage balloon site - Details
North Shields, Albert Edward Dock, barrage balloon site
Anti Aircraft Defence Site
Barrage Balloon Site
A barrage balloon site mapped from air photographs of 1942. The mooring circle was 63m in diameter. A balloon is visible on the ground on one wartime photograph. Two associated buildings lie side by side just outside the mooring circle.
English Heritage Hadrian's Wall WHS Mapping Project, 2008, 1405917; Aerial Photograph RAF FNO/98 1096 16-AUG-1942